Analysis

Photo of Peru’s Las Bambas mine, which restarted copper production last month following a two-month shutdown due to protests at the site. // File Photo: TV Perú.

How Much Will Protests Threaten Mining Investment?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring viewpoints on how protests in Peru will affect mining investment from countries like China.

Sergio Bitar, Margaret Myers, Jiang Shixue, Maiah Jaskoski, Patricia I. Vásquez, R. Kirk Sherr, Lawrence J. Gumbiner

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China-Latin America Economic Update

On April 12, the Inter-American Dialogue and Boston University Global Development Policy Center co-hosted a public event to consider key trends in China-Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) economic relations.

Dante Schulz

Event Summaries ˙

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What Role for China’s Policy Banks in LAC?

Again this year, China’s policy banks—China Development Bank (CDB) and the Export-Import Bank of China (Eximbank)—issued no new finance to Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) governments or state-run companies, according to findings from the Inter-American Dialogue’s Asia and Latin America Program and the Boston University Global Development Policy Center (GDP). 

Margaret Myers, Rebecca Ray

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What Will Argentina Gain From More Chinese Investment?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the tightening of economic cooperation between China and Argentina.

Tara Hariharan, MK Vereen, Rasheed Griffith, Jorge Heine, Claudio M. Loser, Daniel Montamat

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Shannon: “Cualquier oportunidad que los Estados Unidos tenga para reunirse con los países latinoamericanos es bueno”

Ambassador Thomas Shannon, copresidente de la junta directiva de Diálogo Interamericano, ha sido entrevistado el 19 de febrero 2022 por Paula Lugones del periódico argentino Clarín sobre la situación política actual de América Latina y el Caribe. En el centro de la discusión hubo también las influencias de Estados Unidos, China y Rusia en la región.

Thomas A. Shannon, Jr.

Interviews ˙ ˙ Clarin

Going Out, Guaranteed: Chinese Insurers in Latin America

In Latin America, China’s insurers are working to mitigate trade risks and support the broader needs of the many Chinese companies developing the Belt and Road Initiative.

Margaret Myers

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Somos Iberoamérica

La relación Estados Unidos– América Latina: 30 años

Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano, y Bruno Binetti, investigador no residente del Diálogo, analizaron las ultimas tres décadas de relación entre Estados Unidos y América Latina en un articulo para el Pensamiento Iberoamericano, la Revista de la Secretaria General Iberoamericana. Según los autores, la cooperación hemisférica tuvo un auge al terminar la Guerra Fría, pero durante los 2000 comenzó un estancamiento que se mantiene hasta hoy.

Michael Shifter, Bruno Binetti

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Somos Iberoamérica

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Security Challenges in Latin America

On February 25, the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies and the William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies held a webinar on security challenges in Latin America. Lisa Viscidi, director of the Energy, Climate Change & Extractive Industries Program at the Dialogue, spoke about China’s role in the region’s energy sector and the US response. 

Lisa Viscidi

Presentations ˙ ˙ Johns Hopkins SAIS

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Viscidi: Biden’s climate foreign policy “should start with Latin America”

On February 2, the Embassy of Argentina in the United States and the World Resources Institute hosted an event at which Lisa Viscidi spoke about how the Biden administration could engage with Argentina, and with Latin America and the Caribbean more broadly, on areas such as clean energy, climate change adaptation, and conservation.

Lisa Viscidi

Presentations ˙ ˙ Embassy of Argentina in the United States